The theoretical or “ideal” carbon-pricing system has never been implemented.
According to the PBO, provincial cooperation with the federal carbon floor may reduce the size of Canada's economy by 0.5 per cent in 2020.
In Ontario, the government expects to rake in $2 billion per year through its cap-and-trade program.
The federal carbon-price scheme raises Alberta’s carbon tax to $50 per tonne by 2022.
Ottawa and many provincial governments have increased already uncompetitive personal income tax rates.
The economics literature is filled with analyses showing the superiority of carbon taxes—alone—over regulations.
PBO report contradicts Trudeau government claims.
Statistics Canada’s August economic growth numbers show that the economy contracted.
B.C.’s climate change programs violate sound economic reasoning.